Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Twillingate, a town in Canada with a land area of 25.60 km2 and has a population density of 82.80 people per km2.

The data includes average age, age distribution, marital status, individual and household income, spoken languages, employment and unemployment rates, occupations, religion, and various other characteristics.

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Population Characteristics

Based on the latest census, it is estimated the total population in Twillingate is around 2,121 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Twillingate in 2021 census have decreased -3.42% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
2,1962,121 --3.42%

Population By Genders

Of the 2,121 total population in Twillingate, the largest gender is female with around 1,100 women within the population.

1,0251,100 -6.82%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 2,196 population in Twillingate, majority of them are in the age of 65 to 69 years years old, with 12.70% of them are male and 8.60% female. While the median age of the whole population is 58.40.

0 to 4 years25 2.40%20 1.80% 20.00%50 2.40%
5 to 9 years40 3.90%35 3.20% 12.50%70 3.30%
10 to 14 years50 4.90%30 2.70% 40.00%80 3.80%
15 to 19 years40 3.90%25 2.30% 37.50%65 3.10%
20 to 24 years35 3.40%25 2.30% 28.57%60 2.80%
25 to 29 years25 2.40%25 2.30% 0.00%55 2.60%
30 to 34 years30 2.90%45 4.10% 33.33%75 3.50%
35 to 39 years45 4.40%50 4.50% 10.00%95 4.50%
40 to 44 years50 4.90%45 4.10% 10.00%95 4.50%
45 to 49 years65 6.30%60 5.50% 7.69%125 5.90%
50 to 54 years80 7.80%85 7.70% 5.88%170 8.00%
55 to 59 years100 9.80%100 9.10% 0.00%200 9.40%
60 to 64 years85 8.30%130 11.80% 34.62%210 9.90%
65 to 69 years130 12.70%95 8.60% 26.92%225 10.60%
70 to 74 years90 8.80%120 10.90% 25.00%210 9.90%
75 to 79 years75 7.30%90 8.20% 16.67%160 7.50%
80 to 84 years40 3.90%70 6.40% 42.86%115 5.40%
85 years and over30 2.90%35 3.20% 14.29%60 2.80%
85 to 89 years20 2.00%20 1.80% 0.00%40 1.90%
90 to 94 years10 1.00%10 0.90% 0.00%20 0.90%
95 to 99 years0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%5 0.20%
100 years and over0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%0 0.00%

Broader Age Groups

If we look at the population data from the broader age groups, we can see that most people in Twillingate are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

0 to 14 years11.20%7.70%9.40%
15 to 64 years53.20%54.50%54.20%
65 years and over35.10%37.30%36.60%
Average age of the population51.50%55.00%53.30%
Median age of the population56.80%59.60%58.40%

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Population of Twillingate by Ethnicity and Origin

In Twillingate, the population data reflects a diverse range of ethnicities, contributing to the vibrant cultural landscape. Twillingate embraces various ethnic groups, each adding to its dynamic societal fabric.

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing Twillingate's dedication to inclusivity and the appreciation of distinct contributions that each ethnicity brings to the shared narrative of the area.

Here are the top 10 ethnicities in Twillingate.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
Caucasian (White)7.39%8.10%7.77%
British Isles3.94%6.19%4.85%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Twillingate, which totals 2,196, the majority, consisting of 900 people live in a single-detached house. Additionally, the majority of them are living in households with a size of 2 persons.

Household Size

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
1 person30014.95%
2 persons49024.40%
3 persons1205.95%
4 persons753.75%
5 or more persons251.25%

Income in Twillingate

The population data in a region can offer valuable insights when analyzed in relation to income levels. By examining the income distribution within Twillingate, we can gain a deeper understanding of the socioeconomic dynamics at play.

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Twillingate is $29,200 (according to the 2020 data).

Per capita income data in a region provides a comprehensive snapshot of the average income earned by each individual residing within that area. By dividing the total income generated in the region by its population, per capita income quantifies the economic well-being of the population on an individual basis.

This data not only reflects the region's overall economic performance but also offers insights into income distribution, quality of life, and potential disparities.

Household Income

The median household income in Twillingate is $55,200 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Twillingate provides crucial insights into the economic landscape and living standards of its residents. By analyzing this data, policymakers, researchers, and businesses in Canada gain a comprehensive understanding of income distribution, socioeconomic disparities, and trends within Twillingate.

Education Levels in Twillingate

This data captures the distribution of individuals across various educational milestones, such as high school diplomas, college degrees, and beyond.

This information is pivotal in shaping educational policies, workforce development strategies, and initiatives aimed at enhancing access to quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities within Twillingate.

Only using 25% sample data.
Bachelor's degree or higher12018029010.90%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate42555098034.95%
No certificate, diploma or degree39537076525.80%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree5155301,05039.25%

Employment in Twillingate

This comprehensive dataset offers a detailed snapshot of Twillingate's employment trends, encompassing various sectors, industries, and job categories.

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 9.09% which is very high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
Employment rate30.21%
Unemployment rate9.09%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Twillingate working as an employee. Most of them (49.30%) are working permanent position as an employee.


On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Twillingate working self-employed.

Only using 25% sample data.

Employment Industry Sectors

The industry employment sectors census data provides valuable insights into the diverse economic landscape of a specific region in Twillingate. By categorizing and quantifying the distribution of employment across various sectors such as manufacturing, healthcare, technology, education, and more, this data illuminates the region's economic composition.

As we can see from the table below, most of the people (18%) in Twillingate are working in the health care and social assistance sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting752013%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction3505%
Wholesale trade000%
Retail trade354010%
Transportation and warehousing1502%
Information and cultural industries000%
Finance and insurance0101%
Real estate and rental and leasing000%
Professional, scientific and technical services1503%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services1001%
Educational services0355%
Health care and social assistance1012018%
Arts, entertainment and recreation1001%
Accommodation and food services15408%
Other services (except public administration)0203%
Public administration45158%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Twillingate. This data offers a comprehensive view of where individuals are employed, shedding light on the geographic distribution of workplaces and the flow of workers across various areas.

Only using 25% sample data.
Work LocationMenWomenTotalPercentage
Worked at home2015407.10%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%
No fixed workplace address1305018031.90%
Usual place of work13021034060.20%


This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Twillingate travel to work or school, highlighting the prevalence of various modes of transportation such as carpooling, public transit, cycling, and walking.

This data aids in the formulation of targeted transportation policies and the development of efficient transit systems, ultimately contributing to sustainable urban planning and enhancing the overall quality of life for residents in the region.

Commuting Duration

The commuting duration captures the average time individuals spend traveling to their workplaces, shedding light on the efficiency of public transit systems, road networks, and the overall accessibility of the region.

Only using 25% sample data.
Less than 15 minutes75.00%
15 to 29 minutes9.60%
30 to 44 minutes6.70%
45 to 59 minutes2.90%
60 minutes and over6.70%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Twillingate offers a multifaceted lens onto societal dynamics. This intricate data repository encapsulates the diverse array of marital bonds within the locale.

Long-term commitments, such as marriages, civil unions, and common-law partnerships, coalesce into a mosaic that mirrors the region's social fabric. By examining trends in marital status, we can discern evolving norms and preferences around Twillingate area, gauging the ebb and flow between tradition and modernity.

Married or living common-law
Married or living common-law

Language Spoken

This gathered data offers a panoramic view of linguistic diversity, showcasing bilingual harmonies and solo language elegances. Beyond mere language, this data narrates the symphony of Canada's cultural landscape.

In Twillingate, the most used official language is English. Around 2,085 people in the area speak English.

English and French0
Neither English nor French0


This gathered data offers a panoramic view of linguistic diversity, showcasing bilingual harmonies and solo language elegances. Beyond mere language, this data narrates the symphony of Canada's cultural landscape.

The most common religion in Twillingate is Christian. Around 1,895 people in Twillingate are Christian (935 males and 935 females).